Kolton "had previously served in the Bush Administration as Director of Public Affairs at the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in positions in the White House Office of Strategic Initiatives and the Department of Labor. During President [George W.] Bush’s first election, Chad served as Deputy Communications Director for the RNC’s Victory 2000." 
Kolton "began his career as Deputy Press Secretary at the House Republican Conference from 1995-1998. He then served for two years in Moscow, Russia, with the International Republican Institute, managing programs on political strategy, communications and effective governance for political and elected officials throughout the Russian Federation.
"Chad is a 1995 graduate of Albion College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science." 
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